Globally recognized for his vibrant and dramatic use of color and various explorations of drawing, collage, sculpture, and painting, Tal R has been compared to the likes of Matisse and Bonnard. For Tal R, however, medium is secondary to subject matter. Not one to confine himself to a single style, the artist is constantly experimenting with materials and techniques. He has used the word "kolbojnik", meaning leftovers in Hebrew, to… Read more
About the artwork
Illustrating Tal R's love of rethinking motifs in different materials, Banana Beach exists not only as a woodcut, but also as a large canvas treated with rabbit glue, pigment, and crayon. Executed in the artist's trademark bright colors, the print's title refers perhaps to the elongated yellow structure resembling a banana in the middle of the work, surrounded by hatching-like marks.